Lloyd Engebretson, 65, Bricelyn

Published 10:01 am Sunday, May 13, 2012

Lloyd Dennis Engebretson, 65, of Bricelyn died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at South Blue Earth Lutheran Church, Seely Township, Faribault County, with the Rev. Arne Halbakken officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Bricelyn from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Bricelyn is in charge of the arrangements.

Lloyd Engebretson

Lloyd was born January 18, 1947, in Albert Lea to Christopher and Dorothy (Johnson) Engebretson. He attended country school and public schools. On Dec. 14, 1974, he married Linda Sue Satre at South Blue Earth Lutheran Church. Lloyd loved his wife, his children and grandchildren. He loved the outdoors, gardening and traveling, especially in the mountains. He had a very strong work ethic and took pride in his work. He was always working and fixing on something. He also loved to talk and visit. He was a deacon of the church, served on the church council, the cemetery board and was a member of Albert Lea Eagles Club.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Duane (Amber) Engebretson of Bricelyn, Daren (Joanna) Engebretson of Bricelyn, and Tonya (Aaron) Gerber of Thompson, Iowa; nine grandchildren, Alyssa, Trysten, Alexandria, River and Prentice Engebretson; Melinda and Miley Engebretson, and Jeffery and Addison Gerber. He is also survived by siblings, Darlene (Dick) Jordahl of Albert Lea, Lorraine (Bill) Goette of Albert Lea, Mavis (Eldar) Westergaard of Oakland, Glorian (Jerry) Hamson of Bricelyn, Clifford Engebretson of Albert Lea, and Diane Schisal of Forest City, Iowa, Connie (Jan) Engebretson of Kiester; one brother-in-law, David (Colleen) Satre of Bricelyn; one sister-in-law, Mona Satre (Tim Thompson); many nieces, nephews and their families; and special friends, including Larry and Diane Frisbie.

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He was preceded in death his parents; his parents-in-law, Iray and Donna Mae Satre; and brother-in-law Kenny Satre.